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Product Identification Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of product identification equipment manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source product identification equipment manufacturers with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate product identification companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture product identification equipment for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading product identification equipment manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for parts identification equipment, product ID equipment, or product identification systems.

  • Zanesville, OH 740-453-1000

    Is your facility in need of high performance dot peen machines? Our top of the line machinery is guaranteed to meet all of your needs. We are your worry-free provider of identification systems. We will work with your team to implement our products into your business and our services are beyond compare. Our company has proven ourselves as an industry leader!

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  • Lakeway, TX 512-593-7100

    At Automark, our team of experts is ready and willing to tackle any of your challenging assignments. We supply marking systems for a multitude of industries such as medical, cosmetic, industrial, automotive, and more. All of our machines are manufactured to the highest quality, offered at a competitive price, and are guaranteed to last. Give us a call and a representative will speak with you today!

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  • Franklin Park, IL 866-344-7721

    Durable Technologies was founded in 1952 and manufactures a wide range of marking machinery. This includes numbering machines, engraving machines, marking systems, hot stamping machines & marking tools. Today Durable Technologies has become a leader in its industry. We market our products through wholesale OEM’s, through wholesale channels & direct to end-user manufactures. Contact us today for a quote!

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  • Detroit, MI 313-925-9000

    We offer a range of marking systems such as ink marking machines. Available are hand-held markers and automatic marking machines, contact and non-contact marking systems plus permanent and water-based inks. We offer custom-made products and supplies if standard ink or machinery doesn't fit your needs.

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  • Plymouth, MI 734-720-9997

    Trotec specializes in manufacturing laser machines for engraving, cutting and marking. We offer international service and sales network with over 250 employees in 13 different international sales branches. We are recognized as the technological leader in the international market for laser cutting machines and laser engravers.

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Product Identification

Product identification is the process of labeling or marking parts and components for the purposes of quality control and tracking. Identification marks in the form of numbers, logos, seals or designs, are embossed, etched, stamped or printed on many different surfaces by marking machinery, attributing the product to a manufacturer or producer.

Product identification marks are becoming more important in the industrial world for a number of reasons. Firstly, the process of product identification allows businesses to reduce counterfeiting by checking the manufacturer’s codes and seals. Product identification marks are placed on a part by the manufacturer and can then be verified by the purchaser to ensure part authenticity. The process of traceability and the accountability of the manufacturer is becoming increasingly necessary for both local and export trading purposes. Today, most businesses in the automotive, medical and aerospace industries will refuse to consider purchasing inadequately marked products from suppliers as there is a lack of guarantee for the origin and quality of the part. Another important reason for the existence of product identification is that customer recognition grows due to the increased visibility of a company’s logo or design on its part components. This process is becoming more common and many everyday products, like promotional gifts, jewelry or engine parts, are now typically marked by marking machines.


The permanency of the product identification mark tends to depend on the intended life span of the product and the context of its use, and this will be a factor in determining which process to use. Marking machines employ many techniques, including: laser marking, press marking, roll marking, dot peen marking, stylus marking, and numbering using marking tools such as steel stamps and scribers. Laser markers use laser radiation with either a scribe or stencil system to create designs. Press marking uses a hydraulic ram to create an impression on a part. Roll marking can be used for either round or flat parts, and rollers or type holders press designs into the part or material. Rotary marking is used for circular parts, and marking is done on a rotating carrier. Stylus marking uses many sizes of marking heads to create an image, and nameplate marking uses an impression method to press lettering into a plate. Marking systems may be designed for manual use when the marking needs are low-volume and more simple. For high-volume product identification needs, marking systems or machines may be integrated into automated systems. Automation of the product identification process will also ensure consistency throughout the labeling of the parts.



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